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Flamingo Rd Corridor Improvements2019-06-24T09:28:00-07:00

Flamingo Rd Corridor Improvements

Flamingo Rd. is a major east-to-west arterial street that connects extensive existing and planned commercial and residential development directly to the heart of the Resort Corridor and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) campus. The combination of large residential populations at the ends of Flamingo Road and concentrated employment at the center generates substantial commuter traffic on Flamingo Road. The existing transit line on the corridor has more than 12,000 passenger boardings daily, making it the most used residential route in the RTC’s transit system. In addition, Flamingo Road includes connections to all major north-south transportation and transit corridors for the 2 million residents of the Las Vegas valley.

Flamingo Project Construction Map

Flamingo Map Construction Graphic

Construction Updates

Week of October 31, 2016

Various Locations – Grand Canyon Drive to Boulder Highway
Intermittent temporary lane restrictions may occur to complete miscellaneous items such as repairs of median concrete, landscaping, sidewalk, signing, and bus shelter work in both directions. These closures should be very short in length and duration.

Tropicana Avenue Roadwork
The Nevada Department of Transportation is continuing work along Tropicana Avenue between Eastern Avenue and Boulder Highway. For further information on this project, please contact the contractor Aggregate Industries at (702) 355-0589.


Construction along Flamingo Rd. will be done in two phases.

Phase 1
Grand Canyon to Rainbow Blvd. and Las Vegas Blvd. to Eastern Ave.

Phase 2
Rainbow Blvd. to Hotel Rio Dr. and Eastern Ave. to Jimmy Durante Blvd.

Phase 1 – April 1, 2015 to December 2015

Work began on April 19, 2015, and included the closure of the inside lane to allow for median work, which continued for four weeks. Closures along the outside lanes will continue through December 2015.

Prior to the start of construction, residents and businesses along Flamingo Road  received general project information and continue to receive notifications via weekly construction updates on this website, the RTC’s social media channels  and via e-mail.

Phase 2 – August 2015 to October 2016

Phase 2 work between Rainbow Boulevard and Hotel Rio Drive began in August 2015 and include the closure of the inside lane to allow for median work, which will continue for two to four weeks. Once median work has been completed, closures along the outside lanes will continue through November 2016.

Phase 2 work between Eastern Avenue and Jimmy Durante Boulevard begins November 2015. Overnight electrical work will be followed by bus pad and pedestrian shelter placement requiring closures along the outside lanes. Work will then move to the medians requiring inside lane restrictions through October 2016.

Prior to the start of construction, residents and businesses along Flamingo Road will receive general project information and will continue to receive notifications via weekly construction updates on this website, the RTC’s social media channels and via e-mail.

Flamingo Rd. Transit Route Planned Components

  • 14-mile transit corridor improvements from Grand Canyon Drive to Jimmy Durante Boulevard
  • Connection to 15 transit routes, including 11 residential, 3 express routes (Strip & Downtown Express, Centennial Express, Boulder Highway Express) and the Deuce on the Strip
  • Dedicated bus/bike lanes
  • Bus will operate in regular traffic lanes from Grand Canyon Drive to Rainbow Boulevard, from Arville Street to Koval Lane and from Boulder Highway to Jimmy Durante Boulevard

Open House Meeting Displays

Public meetings were held in April 2014 and February 2015 and public comments were recorded at the meetings, over the phone, by U.S. Postal Service. and e-mail. The comments were then considered in discussions with affected landowners about which combination of proposed improvements should be implemented.

TIGER Application Information

TIGER Application
TIGER Supporting Documents

Public Meetings

During the month of April the RTC held several mobile public meetings to provide the public with an opportunity to learn more about the project which includes upgraded pedestrian crossings, new transit shelters, dedicated bus and bike lanes along Flamingo Rd. There were several dates and times that were available to the public as shown below.

Tue., April 14, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
4001 S. Maryland Pkwy.

Sat., April 18, 2015
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
7845 W. Flamingo Rd.

Tue., April 21, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
4595 E. Flamingo Rd.

Sat., April 25, 2015
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
4895 Boulder Hwy.

Wed., April 15, 2015
4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
4055 S. Durango Dr.

Sat., April 18, 2015
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Clark County Library,
1401 E. Flamingo Road

Wed., April 22, 2015
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
West Flamingo Senior Center
6255 W. Flamingo Rd.

Sat., April 25, 2015
1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Flamingo Arville Plaza
4469 W. Flamingo Rd.

Project Contacts

If you have specific questions about the project and how it will affect you, please reach out to one of the following:

Kelley Mulroy
Marketing & Media Administrator – Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

Jade Thomson
Project Manager – Las Vegas Paving Corp.

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